Pregnancy News

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11/2/2009
One Dose of Swine Flu Vaccine Works for Pregnant Women

Young children need two doses, spaced several weeks apart, U.S. health officials say

10/30/2009
Asians Seem to Suffer Less During Childbirth

Length of labor and intensity vary among ethnic groups, study finds

10/30/2009
Veggies in Pregnancy Lowers Child's Diabetes Risk

Type 1 less likely in kids whose moms favored these foods, study found

10/30/2009
Flu Shot in Pregnancy Protects Baby

Vaccinating expectant moms led to bigger, healthier infants, studies show

10/28/2009
One Embryo as Good as Two in Second IVF Attempt

Study found live birth rates similar, fewer multiple births with one embryo

10/28/2009
1 Million More Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine on Hand

Gap between supply and demand starting to close, U.S. officials say

10/28/2009
Health Tip: Exercise During Pregnancy

A list of typical benefits

10/23/2009
Cocaine Use in Pregnancy Linked to Impulsivity in Sons

Monkey research finds that mother's drug use affects male offspring's behavior

10/22/2009
Assessing Embryo Metabolism May Aid IVF Success

Aim is to determine which have best chance of success

10/22/2009
Money Woes Keeping Many Couples From Fertility Treatments

They're foregoing expensive therapies or opting to discard stored embryos, studies show

10/21/2009
Sex of Twins May Affect Outcomes

Early birth, breathing problems more likely when pair includes a boy, study finds

10/21/2009
For Obese, Weight Gained in Pregnancy May Not Leave

Overweight women have tougher time shedding those excess pounds, study finds

10/21/2009
Alternative Treatments May Boost IVF Success

Mind-body therapies increase odds of pregnancy, studies find

10/20/2009
New IVF Guidelines Aim to Reduce Multiple Births

Key provision limits embryo transfers

10/19/2009
Health Tip: The Importance of Folic Acid

It can help prevent birth defects

10/16/2009
Obesity May Affect Fertility in Young Women

Ability to have children is important to many who undergo weight-reduction surgery, study finds

10/16/2009
Transplant May Treat Metabolic Disorders in Womb

Cord-blood stem cells given early in pregnancy might save infants most at risk, researchers say

10/13/2009
Many Hospitalized With Swine Flu Had Been Healthy

But the majority of cases still involve people with chronic problems, CDC says

10/12/2009
Mother's Cancer Can Pass to Fetus

Genetic analysis is first proof this rare phenomenon occurs, scientists say

10/11/2009
Want Leaner Kids? Parents May Need to Toe the Line

Health experts say much can be done to keep weight in check

10/9/2009
10/9/2009
Miscarriage Treatment Won't Harm Future Fertility: Study

Most women give birth within five years, researchers find

10/8/2009
Health Tip: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

What it means for you and baby

10/8/2009
Health Tip: Before You Become Pregnant

Make sure you take certain precautions

10/7/2009
Birth Control Pills Might Alter Mate Selection: Study

Review suggests it could hinder reproduction in the future

10/6/2009
Cow's Milk Protein Could Help Save Preemies' Lives

Lactoferrin cut blood infections by about two-thirds, study found

10/6/2009
Most Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Healthy Babies

But pregnancies should be closely monitored, researchers say

10/6/2009
Plastics Chemical Tied to Aggression in Young Girls

BPA has been linked to other dangers, but behavioral effects remain unclear

10/5/2009
Antidepressants May Be Linked to Birth Problems

Moms-to-be taking SSRIs had double the risk of early delivery, study finds

10/5/2009
Do Preemies Benefit From High-Tech Measures?

Despite medical advances since the 1990s, success rate the same for babies born extremely early

10/5/2009
1 Million 'Preemie' Babies Die Each Year: Report

13 million babies are born preterm, almost 10 percent of total births worldwide

10/1/2009
Pre-Pregnancy Weight Linked to Babies' Heart Problems

Overweight women more likely to have infants with certain birth defects, research shows

10/1/2009
28 Pregnant Women Have Died From Swine Flu: CDC

Official calls the number 'upsetting'; flu shots and antiviral drugs urged for moms-to-be

10/1/2009
Pre-Birth Exposure to 1918 Flu Raised Heart Risks, Study Finds

Whether same will hold true for current H1N1 strain remains a mystery

10/1/2009
Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Preterm Labor

Lifestyle choices can help you have a healthy pregnancy

10/1/2009
Smoking in Pregnancy Linked to Psychotic Symptoms in Kids

Study also connects heavy alcohol use to psychiatric disturbances

9/30/2009
Study Urges Treatment for Even Mild Gestational Diabetes

Women, babies alike benefit when therapy goes to more than just severe cases, experts say

9/29/2009
Fetal Surgery May Treat Heart Defect

Researchers see some success in alleviating hypoplastic left heart syndrome

9/25/2009
Studies Evaluate Thyroid Treatment During Pregnancy

Efforts in U.S. and Europe are testing effects on women and their offspring

9/25/2009
Antidepressants Linked to Heart Defects in Newborns

Certain drugs increase the possibility of septal malformation, researchers find

9/23/2009
Predicting Postpartum Depression May Be Possible

Spanish researchers report 80 percent success with their method

9/23/2009
Recession Has Women Rethinking Childbearing

But many women are cutting back on birth control to save money, survey finds

9/21/2009
Flying OK for Most Pregnant Women

Moms-to-be with no complications are cleared to go, experts say

9/21/2009
Exercise During Pregnancy Keeps Newborn Size Normal

Low-impact aerobics safe, beneficial throughout pregnancy, study suggests

9/21/2009
Health Tip: Counting Baby's Kicks

How to keep tabs on baby's movement

9/17/2009
Teen Birth Rates Higher in States Where Religion Is Widespread

Researchers suggest strong disapproval of contraception might be a factor

9/11/2009
Swine Flu Trials Continue to Point to 1-Dose Vaccine

U.S. reports unusually high flu activity, most of it swine variety

9/11/2009
Health Tip: Are You Pregnant and Depressed?

Certain factors may increase your risk

9/10/2009
Research Seeks Cause of Preeclampsia

Focus is system that regulates blood pressure and fluid retention in pregnant women

9/10/2009
Health Tip: If You Smoke While Pregnant

You and baby are more likely to have problems